[Samba] After joining domain, Samba uses the workgroup name, not the FQDN when running the net ads command

Jonathan S. Fisher jonathan at springventuregroup.com
Thu Dec 3 20:54:55 UTC 2015

>unless you explicitly set your site name when you provision
I guess we didn't. Is that an issue? I still wonder why that says "null"
when, even if we used the default, our sitename is not null.

> well it obviously isn't working your way
To be sure, I took a packet capture. It shows the DNS is going straight to
the DCs, so in reality it is working the way you are describing: It is
ignoring the main DNS server. Here, check this out:

jonathan.fisher at freeradius:~$ nslookup whiskey.windows.corp.XXX.com

Name: whiskey.windows.corp.XXX.com

On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 2:49 PM, Rowland penny <rpenny at samba.org> wrote:

> On 03/12/15 20:45, Jonathan S. Fisher wrote:
>> Ok, I really do think that line is significant, I checked in AD and my
>> sitename is "Default-First-Site-Name"
> Words fail me, unless you explicitly set your site name when you
> provision, your site name will be "Default-First-Site-Name"
> Rowland
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